Four grown kids, six delightful grandchildren, constant, long-time partner. A retired academic, I'm adapting to life in a Vancouver condo after decades in a waterfront home on a very small (Canadian) West Coast island. Keen to discover what new priorities emerge, what interests persist, in this urban life after 60!
Due to a labour situation on campus (the union for our support staff has set up pickets in a walkout anticipated to last two days, although they're legally in a position to strike for longer), it's an at-home day -- and the weather couldn't be better!
Outside . . . .
Stormy Weather, the perfect background for
A favourite slouchy handknit, with angora in its cozy cabled cuddles. . .
time to putter and play . . .
Unlike dear Jane (Kenyon, with her poignant mix of domestic comforts and anguished anxiety and depression), I'm so content with my "Afternoon in the House" . . . although there are no geraniums here . . .